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The Cocos Island

Cocos Island Foundation


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Costa Rica Calendary, costa rica Pre-sale Opportunity, costa rica hotels.

www.costa-ricarealestate.com, 1 Jan 2007 [cached]

1897 - Gissler became a governor of Cocos Island.

1908 - On unsuccessful treasures searching, August Gissler left the Cocos Island.

Friends of Cocos Island Foundation - History

www.cocosisland.org, 1 April 2006 [cached]

The second colony was led by August Gissler, who was named Governor of Cocos Island, and it had a varied development under German colonists.

No one has ever found it ...

www.bobnormand.com, 1 Sept 2011 [cached]

No one has ever found it and the first governor (August Gissler), appointed by Costa Rica in 1789 shortly after the island's annexation by the San José government, spent 18 years looking for it to no avail. Triste, amigo, er, Herr Gissler (the dude was a German).

Friends of Cocos Island Foundation - History

www.cocosisland.org, 19 Nov 2006 [cached]

August Gisler, D. Lievre and many other treasure hunters are good examples of this.

Charles J. McGuinness "Nomad" and the Treasure of Cocos Island

www.mcguinnessonline.com, 13 Feb 2006 [cached]

Governor August Gissler and two of his friends

Governor August Gissler and two of his friends at the time of the failed colonization attempt on Cocos Island. August Gissler's registered in 1894 "The Cocos Island Plantation Company" and sold stock certificates to finance the planting of crops, as well as to fund his treasure hunt.
This 1904 map, drawn by Captain Fradin with the help of August Gissler.
August Gissler
August Gissler

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